Mark Sparks is an entrepreneur and Dallas, Texas venture capitalist. He’s also known as “the entrepreneur’s entrepreneur.” Marc Sparks, CEO of Timber Creek Capital,is a private equity company that helps passionate entrepreneur’s dreams turn to revenue generating products or expand an existing company.
In order to put a powerful presentation and to successfully sell a business idea to a venture capitalist says business entrepreneur, Sparks, who leads by example, is to make a point with every visual, make it simple to understand. Secondly, it has to have a legitimate story with the data outlined how the funds provided are going to help your company succeed. Proven research and data to back it up and keep it simple so the investor can absorb the information quicker without over-complicating things.
Sparks believe quality customer service is absolutely essential. He spends significant time, energy, and resources to ensure the customer service for any of his companies is the best. His staff is well trained to handle almost any call, customer service is so important these days. Sparks believe in treating people the way you want to be treated fairly, with respect and honesty is the only way to succeed.
Marc Sparks is also involved in Habitat for Humanity and has personally helped construct over a dozen homes. Marc is also a big supporter of the American Can! Academy, a network of magnet high schools. Through Marc’s “Sparky’s Kids” foundation, he has given more than a thousand new computers. Sparky’s Kids is a 501 c3, non-profit organization and is funded almost entirely by Marc A Sparks. Less fortunate kids and well-deserving kids who are at a financial disadvantage are given new computers and have access to computer labs. Sparky’s Kids volunteers pre-qualify all recipients.
Sparks has extensive experience in the insurance and investment banking field and has owned and operated insurance related corporations. He is the author of the book They Can’t Eat You. The book gives practical advice from someone who’s actually “been there, done that”. By the time you put the book down you too will also want to operate at “Sparks Speed”!